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Saturday, August 23

2 events

Classes

Monday, August 25

2 events

Classes

  • Oconee County Library

    5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Yoga at the Library

    Bring your own mat or beach towel and a yoga block or small pillow for this 90-minute class.

  • Winterville Library

    6–7 p.m. FREE! www.clarke.public.lib.ga.us/winterville

    Fall and Winter Gardening Workshop

    Master gardener Jack Gordon Eisenman leads a workshop in seeding, sowing, selection, soil and storage. Home-baked goodies prepared by Friends of the Winterville Library.

Tuesday, August 26

3 events

Classes

  • Oconee County Library

    2 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Computer Class: Free eBooks and Audiobooks

    Learn to use Georgia Download Destination and take advantage of the free eBooks and audiobooks available. Register by calling.

  • ACC Library

    10 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, ext. 354

    Windows 8.1 Class

    Learn about the latest Microsoft Windows Operating System. This class will be taught as a presentation, but attendees are invited to bring their own laptops or devices to follow along. Registration required.

  • ACC Library

    3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Overhead Book Scanner Training

    Learn to use the Indus Book Scanner 9000. Bring your flash drive or have your email address ready so you can take your images home with you.

Wednesday, August 27

1 event

Classes

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9 a.m.–3 p.m. $45. 706-542-6156, www.uga.edu/botgarden

    Flower Arranging Unit 1

    Upon completion of this five-unit series, participants will receive a Basic Design Certificate from the Garden Club of Georgia. Registration required.

Thursday, August 28

2 events

Classes

  • ACC Library

    12:15 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Lunchtime Learning: Mindfulness

    Mike Healy, certified instructor at the Mind Body Institute at Athens Regional Medical Center, will lead this informative and interactive workshop.

  • Revival Yarns

    3–5 p.m. $30. www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Crochet for Knitters

    Learn how to hold a crochet hook, slip stitch, single and double crochet stitch. You will also learn how to use crochet to add decorative borders and embellishments to knitted projects. RSVP.

Sunday, August 31

1 event

Classes

  • Revival Yarns

    3 p.m. $30. 706-850-1354, www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Bring Your Own Project Class

    BYOP is for beginner through advanced knitters looking for help starting a new project. A teacher will help get you started or work through a more challenging section. RSVP.

Wednesday, September 3

2 events

Classes

  • Revival Yarns

    3 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1354, www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Crochet 1 Class

    Get acquainted with the tools and craft of crochet. The class is free with the purchase of materials. RSVP.

  • Revival Yarns

    6–7 p.m. $15. www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    English Knitting

    This class is for Continental style knitters who wish to learn the English style. Experience required. RSVP.

Saturday, September 6

1 event

Classes

  • Athens Technical College

    9 a.m. $40. www.athenstech.edu/lifestyle

    Furniture Refinishing Basics

    Learn the necessary steps to transform flea market finds, thrift store or outdated furniture into stylish pieces for your home.

Tuesday, September 9

1 event

Classes

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    2–4 p.m. $20. www.hatchathens.com

    Introduction to Arduino

    Hatch Athens presents a workshop on the Arduino platform. Learn how to make interactive projects that light up, move and make sound. By the end of the class, participants will wire and program a Iron Man Arc Reactor clock. Register online.